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Kanbar ’52, inventor and entrepreneur, contributed $21 million to capital campaign: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Maurice Kanbar ’52, entrepreneur and inventor, is Philadelphia University’s biggest benefactor, giving $21 million to help the University reach 150 percent of its five-year capital campaign, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 27. Kanbar, the inventor of Skyy vodka, has 40 …

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Mark Sunderland on Lululemon’s Use of Patents to Protect Designs: Huffington Post

Mark Sunderland, textile engineer and strategist, talked about design patents in a July 27 Huffington Post article on the popular athletic wear firm Lululemon’s use of patents to protect their designs. The story was also reported July 24 by Medical Daily.

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Lululemon Design Patents May Be Difficult to Enforce, Mark Sunderland Tells BuzzFeed

Mark Sunderland, textile engineer and strategist, says Lululemon’s  aggressive use of design patents to protect their pricey line of athletic wear may be a valuable tool, but difficult to enforce, according to a July 22 story in BuzzFeed, “Lululemon Is …

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Reebok Classic Breakout at PhilaU Featured in DIME Magazine, Philadelphia Tribune and Breitbart News

The Reebok Classic Breakout camp for the nation’s top high school hoopsters, which took place at PhilaU July 9-11, was featured in DIME magazine, The Philadelphia Tribune, and Breitbart News.

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Reebok Classic Breakout at PhilaU Featured on NBC Sports, Philadelphia Inquirer, SB Nation

Coverage of Reebok’s Classic Breakout basketball camp at Philadelphia University continued with July 14 stories on NBC Sports and The Philadelphia Inquirer and SB Nation July 10.

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PhilaU Offers Innovation Leadership Course for IBX Employees: Philadelphia Inquirer, Business Journal, Knoxville Times

Philadelphia University has teamed up with large insurer Independence Blue Cross to offer employees a four-week course in developing innovative approaches to health care leadership, as reported July 10 by The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Business Journal and the Knoxville …

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Natalie Nixon on Driving Creativity and Innovation: Inc.

In an interview with Inc. magazine, Natalie Nixon points out four things leaders get wrong about creativity.  Creativity isn’t learned, it’s a process that has to be embedded in the culture of an organization, says Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic …

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Shaquille O’Neal visits Reebok Classic Breakout @ PhilaU: Comcast SportsNet, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, CBS Philly

Coverage of NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal’s visit to the Reebok Classic Breakout camp at Philadelphia University on July 9 was featured on Comcast SportsNet, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, CBS Philly and other media outlets.

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Reebok Classic Breakout at PhilaU Features Top Local Prospects: Philadelphia Inquirer

Top local high school basketball players are among the 100 or so hottest high school prospects who are participating in this week’s Reebok Classic Breakout camp at Philadelphia University, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 9.

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PhilaU Hosts Reebok Classic Breakout For Top HS Hoopsters: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University this week is hosting the 2014 Reebok Classic Breakout, a basketball showcase featuring the top high school players and attracting the top college coaches nationwide, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 8.  The event is open to the public. …

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